OUTLINE FORM TO FIX HABITS OF ORGANIZATION

(15th Step: Title - Short, striking)


(1st Step: State your general purpose: to inform, to persuade, etc.)


(2nd Step: Choose a general subject.)


(3rd Step: State the specific purpose.)


(4th Step: State the specific purpose as a central idea.)


 

INTRODUCTION

(13th Step: Establish friendly contact with the audience.)

I.




(14th Step: Arouse interest in the subject. This may be connected with the 1st step.)

II.




(5th Step: State the central idea and partition it into its main points.)

III.




A.


B.


C.


 

BODY

(6th Step: State the first main point which supports the central idea.)

I.




(7th Step: Choose subpoints which support the first main point - List under A and B.)

A.






(8th Step: Give statistics, illustrations, testimony, etc. which support sub points A and B.)

1.


2.


B.


1.


2.


(9th Step: Restate the first Main point and connect it to the second point.)




(10th Step: Develope the second main point, subject, and supporting materials as you did for the first main point.)

II.




A.




1.




B.




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2.


(11th Step: Restate the first and second main points and relate them to the third main point.)




(12th Step: Develop the third main idea as in I and II.)

III.





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